More Than Just Observations

iConnect is the award winning software for practitioners. It enables staff to save hours each week and reduces the need to spend time away from their key children. Observations can be done instantly on tablets in the rooms, and all of the information is stored safely, ready to access again when needed for assessments and checks. But it’s not just an observation tool, key workers can carry out all of their admin tasks; from assessments to planning and next steps, at the touch of a button.

Why Choose iConnect?

Many childcare professionals struggle under the increasing pressure to complete mountains of paperwork to satisfy Ofsted, but it doesn’t have to be such a laborious process.

The introduction of iConnect in a setting can save hours of time, and allow practitioners to focus on their passion; nurturing and developing the children in their care.

See iConnect in Action


iConnect is packed with features to make nursery practitioners lives easier.

Instant Observations

iConnect makes taking observations a breeze. You can log observations immediately as they happen, complete with photo or video, without taking time away from your children. Your observations can be linked to a variety of curricula at the touch of a button without the need for folders and paperwork. Daily activities like sleeps, meals and nappies can be logged quickly and even bulk uploaded for multiple children.

Easy reports & data analysis

You no longer need to thumb through folders of written observations in order to compile reports on child learning. iConnect generates Assessment Reports, Child Progress Reports and Cohort Trackers without you lifting a finger. It doesn’t stop there, the system is packed full of useful analysis tools and we are always adding new reports to make your life easier. Having all of your data logged and stored on iConnect will save you hours and give you accurate and reliable reports.

Multiple Curriculums

iConnect allows you to log observations and assessments against multiple frameworks. Scottish and Welsh nurseries benefit from the addition of Pre-Birth to Three and Curriculum for Wales. While every nursery can take advantage of the SEND and Characteristic of Effective Learning frameworks.

Pre Birth to Three Curriculum for Wales SEND frameworks



Online registers mean you can access them, along with emergency contact details, whenever you need straight from your tablets.


iConnect allows you to use your logged observations to make and record informed assessments about a child’s learning.

Child Records

All of a child’s selected permissions, as well as their medical information, are available quickly and easily, on your tablets in your rooms.

Partnership with Parents

iConnect can increase partnership with parents by feeding selected information through to your parents via the award winning ParentZone app.


Observe and Assess against the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum.

Pre Birth to Three

Observe and Assess against the Scottish Pre Birth to Three framework.

Curriculum for Wales

Observe and Assess against the Curriculum for Wales.

Curriculum for Excellence

Observe and Assess against the Curriculum for Excellence.

Early Level Health & Wellbeing

Observe and Assess against the Early Level Health & Wellbeing framework.


Includes the Characteristics of Effective Learning framework.

Every Child's a Talker

Observe and Assess against the Every Child's a Talker framework.


Observe and Assess against the SHAANARI Wellbeing Wheel framework.


iConnect has been designed with safeguarding regulations in mind. It has built in safety features to protect your photos, and restrict staff log ins. We have teamed up with safeguarding experts to ensure iConnect complies with best practices and will enhance your safeguarding procedures. Our additional security features will ensure that the safety of your children and your data is always a priority.

Security Features
  • All data is highly encrypted so information cannot be read by any third party
  • Administrators can control accounts and the time of day users have access.
  • We actively test the ParentZone software and servers for weaknesses.


iConnect is available to download from the Google Play Store or Apple App Store

iOS 7.1 or later
Android 4.1 or later

"The move to the iConnect software was a brilliant one; staff loved it on arrival and really enjoy using the software. We can’t imagine life without iConnect, and would definitely recommend it to other nursery providers."

Fisherfield Childcare - David McGill at Fisherfield Childcare - Rochdale
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See it for yourself. We’re sure you’ll love it!

Book your free demo to see how Connect Childcare can revolutionise your nursery.

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